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Webber, John, 1751-1793 :An offering before Capt Cook in the Sandwich Islands. Drawn by J. Webber; the landscape eng. by Middiman; the figures by Hall. [Plate] 60. [London, 1784]

Reference Number: C-131-060

A scene in Hawaii in 1778. Hawaiian men are seated on the ground around four European men, and are offering suckling pigs. Behind the Europeans stands a figure in a tall mask, and in the background is a fenced enclosure containing a steep-roofed thatched building. There are palms and other native vegetation at left and right.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Engravings, related to John Hall, Samuel Middiman, John Webber, Hawaii, Hawaii - Social life and customs, Pigs - Pacific Area, Dwellings - Hawaii and Cook, James, 1728-1779 - Voyages, 3rd, 1776-1779.

Part of:
Webber, John 1751-1793 :[Plates illustrating Captain Cook's third voyage / J. Webber delt, various hands engraved. London, 1784], Reference Number C-131 (7 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Engraving on cream wove paper, 217 x 373 mm.. Single art work

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Other copies available: File PrintIn Drawings & Prints under Artist/Title (DFP-013160)

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